Misterton.

Misterton - S Leonard
Church of St. Leonard, Chapel Lane, Misterton. LE17 4JP.

“Single track road, with passing places”, leads to Misterton village , signposted from the A4303 Lutterworth Road, just a few metres east of M1 motorway, Junction 20.
The river Swift, flowing westwards, is to the north of the village & Church.

Benefice : Part of the Avon Swift Group of Churches.

Misterton, 6 Bells.

        • Treble. 1946. John Taylor & Co.  (3-2-0).

        • 2nd.       1946. John Taylor & Co. (4-0-7).

        • 3rd.        1675. Henry I Bagley.     (3-2-13).

        • 4th.        1946. John Taylor & Co. (4-3-15).

        • 5th.        1620. Hugh II Watts.       (5-3-20).

        • Tenor.   1607. *Newcombe.  (Wt. 7-0-13).                            

(*Robert III,Thomas III & William Newcombe).

      • No Clock.

Upper gallery floor rope layout plan.

………..west wall of tower………..

Tenor………Treble

…….5th.………………….2nd.
⇓ EXIT STAIRWAY                          

………….4th.……….3rd.

…….↓overlooking nave↓…….

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Accessibility to Church.

        • From roadside & gate, hard-surfaced level path leads to one step down into south porch,
        • then one step down again,through door into nave.
        • Ramps available.

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No Practice Night at present.

Toilet facilities.

Sunday services.

On road car parking outside Church.
Please be aware of entrance drives & pathways leading to houses close to Church.

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A non-working “Ellacombe styled” chiming apparatus is present & it is anticipated we can repair to some form of working order.

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The Earlier Bells.

In 1876, records show 4 bells at Misterton:-

  • Treble. 1675. Henry I Bagley.
  • 2nd.      1607. Robert III, Thomas.III & William  Newcombe.
  • 3rd.       1620. Hugh II Watts.
  • Tenor.  1607. Robert III, Thomas. III & William  Newcombe.

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Links.

Leicester Diocesan Guild. Market Harborough District.

Dove’s Guide.

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